Marching Knights Alumni Chapter

Marching Knights AlUMNI Chapter

If you're more excited to see the band at UCF football games, you're definitely a Marching Knight! Join us as we reminisce, remember and reunite with the Marching Knights of yesterday and today. Best of all, there are no membership dues!

 
 

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Get Involved!

All Knights are welcome to join us for social, career and community events throughout the year.

Getting involved is easy! Here's how:

Contact:
Carla Cordoba, '94 '00MBA
Associate Director, Constituent Programs
407.882.0540

Chapter Leaders

  • Sasha Ruiz, '13 '15MA | Chair | Marched 2011-2012 - Alto Saxophone
  • Erin Dockery, '03 '07 | Vice-Chair | Marched 1991-1994 & 1996-2000 - Clarinet
  • Eric Burris, '06 | Events Chair | Marched 2002-2006 - Baritone
  • Leigh Nash, '14 | Philanthropy Chair | Marched 2010-2014 - Piccolo
  • Jordan Pakrosnis, '15 | Communication Chair | Marched 2011-2015 - Clarinet
  • Max Glorit, '15 | Member-at-Large | Marched 2011-2014 - Trombone
  • Beth Hoag, '94 | Member-at-Large | Marched 1992-1993 - Color Guard

Homecoming Reunion

The UCF Marching Knights Alumni Chapter hosts its annual reunion the weekend of the Homecoming football game. The event includes lots of fun events, where you can catch up with old bandmates, and introduce yourself to current members. Marching Knights Homecoming 2017 festivities will take place on Oct. 13-14.

  • A full Marching Knights schedule will be available as soon as the official game time is announced.  Please check back.

For more info, read through our FAQ list below.

FAQ

Q. When is Homecoming 2017?
A. Homecoming is Oct. 8-14. The Marching Knights reunion will take place Oct. 13-14. The Homecoming football game is on Oct. 14 against East Carolina.

Q. When is the registration deadline?
A. DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline will be Sept. 24, midnight. REGISTER NOW

Q. I'm no longer able to attend the reunion. Can I receive a refund?
A. Refunds will be given through Sept. 25 and refund requests must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the 25th to [email protected]. We are unable to issue refunds after that time.

Q. What's included in the price of the reunion?
A. Registration includes a social Friday night, a meal prior to the game and a commemorative gift. There are three package options. 1. Registration with Polo: $55 2. Registration with t-shirt: $36 and 3. Registration only: $30. All attendees must wear the official, black, MK polo or t-shirt to enter the stadium. Those marching on the field during halftime, must wear the official black, Marching Knights polo or t-shirt.  If you purchased one last year and it is still in good repair (not faded or torn), you may wear it again this year. A portion of the net proceeds will benefit chapter operations and student scholarships.

Q. Is the price different if I'm not planning to march in the halftime show?
A. No, all pricing is the same, whether you are marching in the halftime show or not. The difference in pricing is related to if you need the official black, MK polo.  All attendees even if you are not marching during halfitme must wear the official, black, MK polo to get into the stadium.

Q. Do I have to have this year’s Marching Knights Alumni polo or t-shirt to march during the halftime show?
A. Yes, in order to march you must purchase and wear official black MK polo or t-shirt. The polos are a great option as they can be used again if you plan on marching again next year.

Q. What T-shirt sizes are available?
A. T-shirts: S-3X, unisex, 100% cotton // Polos: Women’s S-3X and Men’s S-3X, 100% polyester Sport-Tek

*Please be sure to note men's or women's polo when registering.

Q. If I'm not attending the reunion, can I still purchase a reunion T-shirt/Polo?
A. Unfortunately, no. Reunion t-shirts and polos will not be sold separately. They are only available for purchase with your reunion registration payment.

Q. What's the attire for marching on the field?
A. Attire must be the official black, MK polo ir t-shirt and khaki shorts or pants and closed-toe shoes/sneakers. Dancers may wear the official, black MK polo or t-shirt with black stetch dance wear bottoms.

Q. Where will the event be prior to the game?
A. The catered meal will be available outside the music building after practice concludes.

Q. What's the schedule for the weekend?
A. The schedule will be dependent upon game time. Game time can be announced as close as six to 10 days prior to game day. Check back for tentative schedules as the event date approaches. When schedules become available, they can be found at: ucfbands.com or ucfalumni.com/marchingknights. Schedules will also be emailed to all registrants the week of Homecoming.

Q. When will the game time be announced?
A. The game time can be announced as late as six to 10 days prior to game day. We have schedules prepared for each option. The events listed will not change. Only the timing will be affected.

Q. Can someone pick up my packet for me on Friday night if I'm unable to attend?
A. If you are unable to attend the Friday night event, you will be able to pick up your packet Saturday morning before band practice.

Q. Is practice on Saturday mandatory?
A. Yes. In order to participate on the field during the halftime show, you must attend practice prior to the game. Official band practice times will be announced when the full schedule is available.

Q. How do I access the music and performance videos?
A. Music and videos will be available online at ucfbands.com. Once you register for the Marching Knights Reunion, you will receive a confirmation email containing the link and password to access the music by instrument and videos for dance, majorette and guard.

Q. Do I have to pay for a game ticket?
A. No, you do not have to pay for a game ticket if you and all of your registered guests walk in with the band one hour prior to the game. You will receive information about where to enter the stadium after the game time has been announced.

Q. Can we leave after the halftime performance?
A. Yes. However, you need to let us know in advance so we can accomodate your instrument return. Please email us by Oct. 7 (5 p.m.) if you plan to leave the game early.

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